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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 August 2019

Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southerly 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 this evening then becoming southeast 25 Tuesday morning except southeast 35 near the headlands. Wind increasing to southeast 40 to 50 Tuesday evening.

Rain beginning Tuesday evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 August 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Tuesday morning and to 3 to 4 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 August 2019
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind south 10 knots increasing to southeast 25.

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Map of Pacific - South Coast marine weather areas South Nomad - 46036 Sentry Shoal - 46131 South Brooks - 46132 Halibut Bank - 46146 South Moresby - 46147 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 La Perouse Bank - 46206 East Dellwood - 46207 Discovery Island Esquimalt Harbour Kelp Reefs Malahat Race Rocks Lightstation Saturna Island Sheringham Point University of Victoria Victoria Gonzales Victoria Int'l Airport Ballenas Islands Campbell River Airport Comox Airport Entrance Island Fanny Island Nanaimo Airport Port Hardy Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Port Alberni Sartine Island Solander Island Tofino Airport Grief Point Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Powell River Airport Sechelt Squamish Airport Cape St.James Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Herbert Island Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal Vancouver Int'l Airport Vancouver Harbour West Vancouver
Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 19 August 2019

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 19 August 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over southern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday trough located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Port Hardy.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south
over Victoria.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:31 PM PDT 19 August 2019 A trough of low pressure over Southern Bowie will swing northward
toward Prince Rupert this evening. Ahead of the trough, strong to
gale force southerlies will develop over central and northern waters
tonight and increase to gale to storm force on Tuesday.

In the wake of the trough the winds will shift to strong
Northerlies Tuesday morning.

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